Should workers who choose to remain working remotely have their pay cut?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 10 November 2021
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Remote Working; Pay and Conditions

 We've got the Silicon Valley giants leading the charge here. Google, Twitter, Facebook, they're all tentatively saying they might cut the pay for people who decide to remain working at home.

As I mentioned earlier, the newspaper "City A.M." reported last month, just in August, that two-thirds of medium to large firms were considering cutting pay for remote workers. I would say this is controversial, to say the least. I cannot say that in any job interviews I've ever had anyone has ever asked me, "How are you getting here? Let's accommodate for that in your pay".

When I worked across in England, if I was working in Zone 1 in London, I got a London weighting. But to me, that was very

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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